Part-Time Supportive Services Coordinator

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA, is seeking qualified candidates for part-time Supportive Services Coordinator.

A Supportive Services Coordinator provides case management and counseling for the Supportive Services Program on-site at contracted rental communities. Services provided may include case management, housing and budget counseling, community building events, and workshops to increase self-sufficiency and opportunities for residents.

Essential Functions:
-Respond to referrals from Property Managers of residents in danger of losing housing, provide pro-active needs assessment, follow-up case management and home visits to ensure stability and prevention of eviction.
-Establish and encourage adherence to a personal budget and case management plan through pro-active housing and budget counseling sessions.
-Create and maintain consistent communication channels, both verbal and written, between several parties i.e. tenant, landlord, debtors and creditors.
-Provide mediation and advocacy on tenants' behalf to develop a workable plan to maintain housing.
-Coordinate on-site workshops, community activities and community recognition projects.
-Provide information and referral assistance regarding available support from appropriate social service agencies and/or community programs.
-Encourage resident participation in property activities and promote leadership roles.
-Maintain accurate client records and complete activity reports as necessary.
-Apply knowledge of residential lease contracts to educate individuals of their rights and responsibilities.

Key Qualifications Include:
- Minimum Education Requirements: bachelor degree in human services preferred. Two year degree AND relevant work experience required.
- Detail oriented to complete requirements of files and contract compliance.
- Knowledge or understanding of tenants' and landlord's rights and responsibilities.
- Case management experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge of county social service agencies and community programs.
- Fluency in the English language is required. Spanish speaking ability is an added asset, but is not required.
- Ability to develop budgets for residents and teach budgeting skills.
- Sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of population served.
- A commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems.
- The ability to establish a respectful relationship with persons served to help them gain skills and confidence.
- The ability to work collaboratively with other personnel and/or service providers or professionals.
- The capacity to maintain a helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet service goals.

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a cover letter, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Ann Linkey
Homeless & Rental Counseling Division Manager

Tabor Community Services
308 E. King Street, P.O. Box 1676
Lancaster, PA 17608-1676

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